Ovia Pregnancy Tracker: Baby Due Date Countdown

Version: 2.4.4 | Cost: Entirely Free

Level 4 - Regulated
Country: US
Category: Diet and Lifestyle During Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Labour
Released: 25/06/2014
Updated: 04/10/2019
Version: 2.4.4
Size: 11mb
Developer: Ovuline, Inc.
Reviewed On: 29/10/2019
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 79%.

It was assessed as a Level 4 App. These Apps can be focused on general health or specific conditions and contain advanced and complex features that are subject to formal regulation. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Assurance as well as the User Experience domains.

This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.

Data Privacy
15.9/30
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Clinical Assurance
45/50
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User Experience
18.2/20
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Developer description
Expecting? Congratulations! This is such an exciting time, and you deserve an app as unique as your pregnancy. Ovia apps have helped over 10 million women and families - download Ovia Pregnancy today to track your weekly progress, learn more about your baby's development, and count down the days until your due date! OUR MOST-LOVED FEATURES Watch your baby grow, log your symptoms, learn what to expect, and more with Ovia Pregnancy! ?BABY SIZE COMPARISONS -Fun baby size comparisons with themes YOU get to pick! Choose to see your baby's size as a fruit, toy, pastry, or baby animal ?DUE DATE CALCULATOR -See where you are in your pregnancy and countdown to baby ?COMPREHENSIVE TRACKER -Track your health (symptoms, mood, sleep, activity, weight, blood pressure, and nutrition), appointments, notes, pregnancy milestones (like baby’s first kick!), and bump photos in the calendar center. -Option to sync your fitness tracking device ?BABY HAND AND FOOT SIZE -See how big baby's hands and feet are right now compared to how big they'll be at your due date! ?WEEKLY VIDEOS -Follow along with weekly pregnancy videos to see what’s going on during your current week in pregnancy ?SAFETY LOOKUP TOOLS -Don't know what you can eat? Want to know if a symptom's normal? Not sure if you can take a medication? Use our lookup tools for Symptom, Food, and Medication Safety. ?DAILY ARTICLES -Information about what's happening in your pregnancy that day! MORE AMAZING FEATURES & TOOLS ?FREE CONTENT -Thousands of free articles on a variety of topics, ranging from symptoms and your body’s changes to nutrition and exercise during pregnancy ?CUSTOMIZED THEMES -Make your app truly YOURS with customizable themes and colors ?PREGNANCY TOOLS -Kick counter & contraction timer ?COMMUNITY & SUPPORT -Ask and answer questions anonymously in Community -Pregnancy loss information and support -Postpartum information and support: receive free articles and tips *OVIA HEALTH* In partnership with organizations who share our goal of helping families live happier, healthier lives, we're proud to offer Ovia Health: a maternity and family benefit supporting women and families at home and at work. Do you have Ovia Health as a benefit through an employer or health plan? Download Ovia Pregnancy and enter your employer and health plan information to access to an expanded set of tools and features. These may include health coaching, personalized content about your benefits, and health programs such as breastfeeding preparation, gestational diabetes prevention, mental health education, and more. ABOUT US Ovia Health is a digital health company that uses mobile technology to help women and families live healthier lives. The Ovia Health apps have helped millions of women and families on their fertility, pregnancy, and parenting journeys. With billions of data points collected and analyzed, Ovia Health uses data-driven science to help women conceive up to 3x faster than the national average, have healthier pregnancies, and start families with confidence. STAY IN TOUCH Blog: http://blog.oviahealth.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/oviahealth Instagram: @oviahealth Twitter: @oviahealth CUSTOMER SERVICE We're always working to improve your experience with our products. Have an idea for Ovia? Let us know! Email us at support@oviahealth.com DISCOVER MORE (FREE!) APPS BY OVIA HEALTH Ovia Fertility: Track your fertility and get pregnant faster Ovia Parenting: Development and milestone tracker for your baby
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features

General Information
The App provides general information or guidance
Social Support Networks
The App has its own or provides access to social networks relevant to its area of focus
Goal Setting and Gamification
The App allows users to set health and wellbeing related goals and may support games and challenges around achieving that
Alerts And Notifications
The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus
Data Sharing
The App allows users to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems
Remote Clinical Monitoring
The App allows the remote monitoring of certain health data by health and care professionals
Automated Guidance
The App uses the data it has to provide automated advice and guidance about a user's health
Wellbeing Tracking
The App allows users to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices
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Data Collection

The data collected about users is/ isn't capable of identifying that it relates to them.

The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable and Sensitive) - Because of the type of data that this App collects it is particularly important that the App takes the security and privacy of that data seriously and only enables others to see or share this information if the user has expressly consented to this.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.

The App does allow users to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This review area looks at what evidence there is that there is a suitably qualified professional or organisation behind the App or that it has been endorsed, accredited or underwritten by such an individual or organisation. It also assesses what evidence there is around user testing and what evidence there is that supports the effectiveness of the App in terms of claimed health benefits. The higher the Level of the App and the more sophisticated its functions, the more crucial this becomes.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It was clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This Review Area looks at how an App has been designed to support the overall user experience. This includes its availability on both primary platforms, how customisable the App is, how well it caters for end users with different capabilities and needs – such as visual or other impairments – how content is managed, how well supported the App is and what it costs. This area also looks at overall User Review scores from both platforms.

Testing

It wasclear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End user capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.

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